"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
President Mahmoud Abbas has been a guest of President Mohammed Mursi in Cairo as the Egyptian leader tried to get both sides of the Palestinian
Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians have been taking part in a rare rally staged by President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah group in Gaza.
Palestinian party Fatah will celebrate its anniversary in Gaza for the first time since rival group Hamas seized power in the region.
Fatah supporters celebrated in Jerusalem the 48th anniversary of the founding of the Palestinian movement
It was a rare occasion for the ancient
A formal ceremony has been held in Hebron, in the West Bank, to mark the 48th anniversary of the founding of the Fatah party.
The largest group in
Palestinians are voting in the West Bank in long-delayed elections highlighting deep divisions in the Israeli-occupied territory. The powerful
A founding member of the islamist group Hamas has been speaking to euronews about Europe’s stance on its control of Gaza.
The EU, Israel and the
The signing of a reconciliation deal in Doha between rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah has provoked an angry reaction from Israel.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is to head a interim unity government to prepare for presidential and parliamentary elections.
Hamas was founded during the First Palestinian Intifada uprising, in 1987, stemming from the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood. The aim stated in its
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is set to head an interim unity goverment.
In what is being dubbed the ‘Doha Declaration,’ his Fatah faction
The arrest by Israel of a senior Hamas figure has placed possible new strains on relations between the two main Palestinian groups. Aziz Dweik was
Flowers are one of the few things Gazans can export. After four and half years of the Israeli blockade and the partial destruction of Gaza’s industry
Rival Palestinian factions edged closer towards reconciliation on Thursday after talks in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.
The president of the
Israel released over 500 Palestinian prisoners late on Sunday night in keeping with the government’s deal with Hamas for the return of a captured
Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas may be getting closer to striking a unity deal, with Mahmoud Abbas telling euronews that common ground has been
Hamas and Fatah, the main rival Palestinian factions, said on Thursday that they have made significant progress on power-sharing.
But there was no
The Palestinian president has held centre stage for some time with his United Nations statehood application.
Now Hamas is crying victory with what
The diplomatic crisis around President Mahmoud Abbas’ push for recognition of a Palestinian state is intensifying, in the run-up to his planned
The Hamas-Fatah reconciliation seems to be making people happy in Gaza City, but there is a long road ahead for the two new friends, and one that is